JUTA Reinvents Itself and Inspires Possibilities in a Digital World

JUTA Reinvents Itself and Inspires Possibilities in a Digital World

South Africa’s preeminent education, academic and legal information publishing house, Juta, is reinventing itself as the go-to provider of legal technology platforms, tools for lifelong learning and solutions to grow businesses under the banner of, “Inspiring Possibilities Together”. Under this impassioned theme, Juta looks to further perpetuate meaningful change in the lives of students; academics; the business and legal fraternity by highlighting its extensive digital presence that complements the publisher’s vast library of subject matters. “For more than 160 years ....

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A Systemic Approach to the Future World of Law

A Systemic Approach to the Future World of Law

A personal admission I’ll start with an admission, if I may? I have finally owned up to the fact that, for the last twelve months, I have been dabbling and failing to fully articulate what it will take to flourish in the future world of work. But, at last, I am finding my voice; clear in my understanding of how leaders, people and organisations will all need to evolve. My hesitancy has been in part due to the fact that ....

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Recording Tips for Legal Professionals

Recording Tips for Legal Professionals

You can use a smartphone to take a photograph, receive a telephone call, or dictate a letter. A smartphone is a jack-of-all-trades, but master of none if you require a super high-quality image, voice transmission, or recording for a client or a colleague. A smartphone function, such as voice recording, will pale in comparison to a dedicated hardware device with firmware designed to record and edit a voice record, such as the Olympus DS-9500 Digital Voice Recorder. The DS-9500 has ....

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SA Lawyers Must Embrace Technology in Order to Survive and Prosper

SA Lawyers Must Embrace Technology in Order to Survive and Prosper

Someone wrote recently, “Technology won’t replace lawyers, but lawyers who use technology will replace those who don’t”. As someone who specialises in eDiscovery and witnessed the transformation in the UK of the use of technology before moving to South Africa some six years ago, I would totally agree with those sentiments. Since living here, it has been my mission to educate lawyers in the use of eDiscovery technology and to persuade the Department of Justice to amend the rules of ....

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How Tech Can Change the Legal Sector

How Tech Can Change the Legal Sector

In the lead up to the 2020 Legal Innovation & Tech Fest, Eventful People and Africa Legal have partnered to deliver a Legal Community Report offering insight into the current challenges in delivering legal services and the technology-backed innovations being deployed to combat these challenges. This report was compiled in a robust process, commencing with three months of in-depth research by Eventful People, and including in-person research groups in Cape Town and Johannesburg. This was followed by the digital surveying of ....

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